What’s Happening and Registration Information

Please see last week’s post for registration information and forms.

First Aid training in Madame Miller/Georgy-Embree's class

First Aid training in Madame Miller/Georgy-Embree’s class

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Taking a break on their way to swimming!

Taking a break on their way to swimming!

Busy Inventors at Inventors Club

Busy Inventors at Inventors Club

What’s Happening This Week:

Monday is a professional Day – no school!

Tuesday: Mr. Castrillo’s and Mrs. Drinovz classes going XC Skiing; Inventors’ Club at lunch (Students sign up for this in groups and Mrs. Reed and Mrs. Sherlock choose a number of groups to participate each week with student leaders. Signup slips are at the office. K- 6 welcome.) Tuesday is also Family Literacy Day: Wear your p.j.’s, read a lot, come back to school at 6:00 to the library for some more literacy FUN!

Wednesday: Because I am a Girl at Lunch; Kindergarten Immunization Catchup in the Library from 3 -4 pm with Public Health.


Friday: Cribbage Club at lunch!

What’s Happening and Registration Information

Here are the forms for Early Immersion and Regular Kindergarten. Registration begins is Tuesday, Jan. 27th at 8 am.

Early (K1) French Immersion Registration Form 2015_16 Parent Information Evening Wed. Jan. 21st at 7 pm in our library.

For English Kindergarten: SD 48 Student Registration Form.pdf

The Parent Information Evening for grade 5 French Immersion is Tuesday, Feb. 17th at 7 pm in our library and registration opens Friday, Feb. 27th, 8 am.

Here is what is happening this week:

Monday: Earth Kids and Student Council Meeting at Luncthime

Tuesday: Inventors Club at lunchtime; SD 48 School Enrollment Information Meeting 6 pm at Howe Sound Secondary

Wednesday: Grade 5/6 French Immersion Classes swim afternoon; Parent Information Meeting for Early French Immersion 7 pm school library.


Friday: Cribbage Club at Lunchtime

Monday, Jan. 26th is a professional Day – school not in session!

Buddy Reading in the Gym on Monday

Buddy Reading in the Gym on Monday


What’s Happening: January 12th – 16th

Happy Snowy Recess

Happy Snowy Recess

Here is what’s happening this week:

Monday: Welcome Back Assembly 9:15
Tuesday: *NEW* Cribbage Club at Lunch for Grade 4’s! Meet Mrs. Dorosh in room 207 to learn to play cribbage!
Wednesday: PAC MEETING! 7 pm. Child Care provided.
Thursday: Because I Am a Girl at lunch in room 207.
Friday: Mme. Verbeek and Farstad’s classes XC skiing!

Important Registration Information!

A Parent Information Meeting for Early French Immersion 2015 – 2016 (Kindergarten and Grade 1) will be on Wednesday, Jan. 21st at 7 pm in our school library.  This is for families who live in Valleycliffe, Stawamus, Squamish Elementary and Mamquam South school catchment areas.  Families who live in Brackendale, Garibaldi Estates (Mamquam North) and Garibaldi Highlands, will meet at Garibaldi Highlands Elementary, same day, same time.

Registration for Early French Immersion and English Kindergarten will begin at 8 am on Tuesday, January 27th.  Forms will be available soon on this website and at the school office.

Late French Immersion Information for Grade 5 (2015 – 2016)

We will be visiting schools in Squamish to talk to grade 4 students about French Immersion on Feb. 12th.
There will be a Parent Information Evening on Tuesday, Feb. 17th at 7 pm in our school library.
Registration for Grade 5 French Immersion opens at 8 am on Friday, Feb. 27th at our school office.  Forms will be available soon.

December 15th – 19th


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Ho! Ho! Ho!

Monday: Miller/G.E. class curling 9:45 – 11:45
Tuesday: Dress Rehearsal for the K-4 Christmas Concert 9:15 am.
Wednesday: HAT DAY! Bring a loonie to wear a festive Santa hat, elf hat, reindeer antlers…. Proceeds to Food Bank; Castrillo curling at 12:45; Christmas Concert at 6:30 pm for K – 4 students.
Thursday: Dress Rehearsal at 9:15am for Band Concert. Because I am a Girl at lunch.  Band Concert at 6:30 pm.
Friday: HOT LUNCH! Jingle Bell Running Club – weather permitting! Last Day of School. See you next year: January 5th, 2015

What’s Happening December 8th – 12th

Hello everyone!  We hope you were able to pick up your poinsettias at The FARM tonight.  It is 2 – 7 pm.

Here is what’s happening next week:

Monday:  School Planning Council Meeting (SPC) at 2pm with Mrs. Paxton to discuss the school improvement plan.  Any interested parents are welcome to attend.
Tuesday: Student Forum Meeting at 2:30 pm.
Wednesday: Why not sponsor a lunchtime club? Cribbage?  Crochet?  Cricket? 
Thursday: Mrs. Paxton and Mrs. Reed at Principal’s Meeting. (no Because I am a Girl today – sorry)
Friday: Mr. Parker’s Class to Smoke Bluffs with HSSS Outdoor Leadership; Running Club at Lunch

Mrs. Paxton is still hoping some parents will volunteer for an Emergency Preparedness Committee. Please email her at mpaxton@sd48.bc.ca

Concerts and Dress Rehearsals Next Week:
K-4 Dress Rehearsal: Tuesday, Dec. 16th at 9:15
K-4 Concert: Wednesday, Dec. 17th at 6:30 pm. It will be under an hour. Please be prepared to stay until the end as the children will come back fro a grand finale. Then they will go back to their classrooms where you can pick them up.
Grade 5/6 Band Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, Dec. 18th at 9:15.
Grade 5/6 Band Concert: Thursday, Dec. 18th at 6:30 pm.

Parents are welcome to attend the dress rehearsals, but there will be limited seating as the students will be the main audience. If you have questions, please call us.

A Pet Shop in Mrs. Lapointe's Class

A Pet Shop in Mrs. Lapointe’s Class

A Very Tall Tower

A Very Tall Tower

A Very Small Santa

A Very Small Santa

December 1st – 5th

Many thanks to all of the parents who came to our Writing Day on Friday!  Thanks also to those who worked so hard to organize our students’ Hot Lunch!  They loved it!


Monday:  Evening DPAC meeting here at Squamish Elementary School – will check on time.

Tuesday: Parents – Why not sponsor a club at lunch?! You’ll have fun! Book to Movie Club meetings in library:  recess gr. 3/4, lunch grade 5/6.

Wednesday: Ms. Miller/Georgie-Embree’s class curling 12:45 – 2:45

Thursday: Because I Am A Girl at lunchtime in room 207

Friday: Running Club at lunch; pick up your poinsettia’s at The Farm between 2 and 7 pm. See the Principal’s Blog for more photos from this week.